The definitive DPD retrospective of Josh Gordon (Updated Sept. 4)
The 2015 season opened with Josh Gordon joining him teammates on a flight to Las Vegas.
It ended the same was as 2014, with Gordon suspended, this time by the NFL for at least one year.
Josh Gordon joins teammates on flight to Las Vegas (Jan. 3): Josh Gordon may have been suspended by the Cleveland Browns but it doesn’t seem to have impacted the relationship he has with his teammates. Gordon joined a number of teammates including Joe Haden, Travis Benjamin and Taylor Gabriel for a flight according to this Instagram photo on Benjamin’s account.
Josh Gordon fails drug test, out for a year (Jan. 25): Many Cleveland Browns fans have wondered if the team would cut ties with Josh Gordon this summer. Either via trade or just cutting him, most believed they had seen the last of Josh Gordon. According to Adam Schefter’s breaking news Gordon likely just put the final nail in his own coffin.
Josh Gordon does not love football enough (Jan. 27): Josh Gordon is still the Cleveland Browns problem going into the off-season. They could remedy that by cutting him but have no real incentive to do so. Some might say it would be a distraction to the team if he was still on the roster, while still others believe they need to send Gordon a message.
Josh Gordon unlikely to return to Browns (Feb. 3): Josh Gordon was officially suspended for a year by the NFL today for violating the NFL policy on substance abuse. In the release on their official site the Cleveland Browns noted as much and GM Ray Farmer‘s comments were strong.
Josh Gordon plans to appeal Week 17 suspension (Feb. 4): Josh Gordon was suspended by the Cleveland Browns for Week 17 of last season after missing a practice. Shortly after the season, and before the Super Bowl, he was suspended for all of next year. As it, it doesn’t seem like he plans to appeal the full season suspension but according to a Pro Football Talk report he will appeal his Week 17 suspension.
Josh Gordon almost traded for Nick Foles in 2013 (Feb. 16): The Cleveland Browns will be without Josh Gordon all of next year, after being without Josh Gordon for 10 games of last season and being without Josh Gordon for two games the season prior. All of this could have been avoided had Jimmy Haslam allowed Joe Banner to trade Gordon to the San Francisco 49ers for a 2nd round pick and more. That much we knew. Today a new trade that almost happened was brought to public: Josh Gordon for Nick Foles in 2013.
Why it is time to give up on Josh Gordon (July 21): Sometimes certain people or specific events just stick with us and make us never want to relive what happen. Maybe it’s a restaurant you and your ex went to, and there is nothing wrong with the food or anything, but it just brings up that bitter thought of your ex. Someone who either broke your heart or drove you crazy. Josh Gordon reminds me of that girl that broke your heart.